In the hearings regarding Conrad Black and David Radler, prestigious law firm Torys LLP failed to provide 168 boxes of files to the courts strictly due to a lack of inventory and asset control.
A drastic increase in proprietary and confidential information being leaked for the use of insider trading, which could be circumvented if proper measures were taken to limit and log paper-information access.
Because of more strident demands regarding full disclosure in accounting practices by he CGA, there is a recent and enthusiastic push towards creating systems that can incorporate chain-of-custody compliance in their systems.